French author wrote novel "Terres Lorraines" 1907 (Prix Goncourt 19..
French lawyer and political philosopher developed concept of checks and balances wrote "The Spirit of the Laws" 1..
1729 – Born in Dessau on the 6th of September. 1750 – A wealthy silk-merchant, Isaac Bernhard, appointed him to teach his children. Mendelssohn soon won the confidence of Bernhard, who made the young student successively his book-keeper and his partner. 1755 – Lessing published Mendelssohn’s Philosophical Conversations anonymously. 1756-1759 – He became the leading ..
US (English-born) educator president of Amherst College 1912-1..
English philosopher and theolog..
German economist and Communist political philosopher co-wrote "The Communist Manifesto" 1848, wrote 3-volume "Das Kapital" (also "Capital") founded and led First International 1864-1875 father of modern Commun..
1908 – Born on the 1st of April in Brooklyn, New York. 1930-1934 – Attended the University of Wisconsin from which he received his B.A. (1930), his M.A. (1931), and his Ph.D. (1934) in psychology. Began teaching full time at Brooklyn College. 1951-1961 – Chairman of the psychology department at Brandeis University, where he began ..
1898 – Herbert Marcuse, born on the 19th of July in Berlin, Germany. He was a German-born American philosopher, sociologist and a member of the Frankfurt School. 1922 – After completing his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Freiburg on the German Künstlerroman, he moved back to Berlin, where he worked in publishing. 1929 – ..
1882 – Born on November 18th in Paris. Roman Catholic philosopher, respected both for his interpretation of the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas and for his own Thomist philosophy. 1904 – Married to Raissa Oumansoff, a Russian-Jewish student, who began to share his quest for truth. 1906 – They converted to Catholicism. – ..